Three short documentaries, part of Scribe Video Center’s Precious Places Community History Project air each Sunday at 11:30pm on TV12. This week, the series addresses the importance of communities at peace.
Nuestra Voz, Nuestra Perspectiva: Zona Caribe Youth Share Their Precious Place by Hispanic Association of Contractors and Entrepreneurs. Young residents created this documentary about the preservation and revival of their neighborhood after the anguish caused by the murder of a child in an abandoned factory. This event becomes a catalyst for community transformation.
The Story of a Neighborhood: The Square @ 58th Street, by Shoatz United for Education. The Square, a community garden at 58thand Locust, is a tribute to Gladys Shoatz and her belief in education as a fundamental civic value. Residents talk about their commitment to one another and their vision for their community.
On Mt. Peace by the Lawnside Historical Society. Established in 1890 by African Americans to provide a burial place, Camden County’s Mt. Peace is the final resting place of many Civil War veterans. This historically black cemetery, a site on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, presents ongoing challenges to the Lawnside Historical Society and its community.